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Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Struthers Rotary Club will host its annual duck race and basket auction Aug. 17 at Yellow Creek Park. Ducks will race at noon, and baskets will be drawn after the race. There will be music, food and a $1,000 prize for winning ducks. For information, call Denise Loboy at 330-757-3371 or Darla Donahue at 330-550-5383.


USA Dance will host a Red, White & Blue dance from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Orthodox Center, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown. Basics for Beginners will take place at 5; Waltz lessons at 5:30; and 6:15 to 9 will be open dancing to Ballroom, Latin, Swing and Hustle. Cost is $5 for USA Dance members, $10 for nonmembers and $2.50 for students. For information, visit or follow on Facebook at USA-Dance-Chapter-2015-Youngstown-Warren-OH.


Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 401 Twelfth St., Campbell, will host its Greek Food and Wine Festival from noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 28 through Sept. 2. Admission is free, and there will be Greek foods and pastries, Greek music and folk dancers, indoor and outdoor dining, games, CDs, guided tours of the church and more. For information, visit

Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau will host the 2019 Columbiana Wine Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave. The $1 each water and pop sales will benefit the Community Hospice. The event will feature live entertainment, food, artisans, vendors and wine selections from Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard, Luva Bella Winery, Mastropietro Winery, The Vineyards at Pine Lake and more. Advance admission tickets are $25 per person, $30 at the gate and include 10 tasting tickets, a souvenir wine glass and festival program. Participants must be 21 or older. Tickets can be purchased at the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau, Columbiana Chamber Office and online at For information about the festival or CATB, call 330-482-2282 or visit

Hubbard St. Patrick Church, 357 N. Main St., will host its 61st annual festival Aug. 1 through 4. Hours of operation will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2; from 5 p.m. to midnight Aug. 3; and from 3 to 11 p.m. Aug. 4. There will be food (made by parishioners), games, rides, raffles and bingo. Entertainment will include Fabulous Flashbacks, Demos Pappadimas and Generation Rock featuring Leanne Binder. Also, on Aug. 4 there will be a 5K Race, and naming of the grand prize winner. For information, visit


Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road, will host a concert benefit Sunday for the Hambrick family, who lost almost everything in a house fire. Entertainment will include The McCabes, Ron Hamrick, Leather & Lace and Anvah. There also will be a motorcycle show, basket raffle, 50-50 drawing, food vendors and giveaways. Vendors are needed. For information, call Dave at 330-953-0608 or 702-427-4139. Proceeds will benefit the Hambricks.

NOMS Ankle & Foot Care Centers will host its 21st annual Diabetes Golf Benefit that will take place Aug. 16 at Pine Lakes Golf Club, 6233 W. Liberty St. Proceeds will benefit the Diabetes Partnership of the Mahoning Valley, which provides education, resources and support for people and families living with diabetes in the community. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10:30. Cost is $100 per golfer and includes 18 holes of golf, lunch (served on the course), dinner (served at the pavilion), beverages on the course and skills contests. Players can sign up as a foursome, individuals or pairs. Hole sponsors, corporate sponsors, golfers and donations are still needed.

Lamppost Farm, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using agriculture to reach and teach others through education, hospitality, stewardship, discipleship and quality food, will host Farmageddon 2019, a chew and brew, from 4 to 8 p.m. July 28 at 14900 Market St., Columbiana. Each of five participating food trucks will be teamed with a local craft brewery in a competition designed to showcase a signature brew and complementing chew using Lamppost’s meat. Participants vote for their favorite pairing. Ballots will be drawn throughout the evening for prizes. Tickets are $50 per person and include a sampling of food and beer at each of five food truck/brewery pairings, an event pint glass, live music and games. Also available, a “DD package” for two individuals at $80, includes two chew passports and one brew passport. Individuals must be 21 or older to participate in tastings. Space is limited; pre-registration is required at For information, call the farm at 330-531-4240, stop by the store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday, or visit

Sunshine Benefit Outing will sponsor its 14th annual event Saturday at Lakeside Golf Course, 2404 SE River Road, Lake Milton. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Kimberly L. Armstrong of Boardman, a mother of two who is battling stage 4 breast cancer. Armstrong is employed in the lab department at St. Elizabeth Health Center. The outing is a three-person scramble that includes a continental breakfast with lunch at the turn. A steak fry will follow at Magilla’s Sports Bar, 225 Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. The dinner includes the awarding of prizes for hole events, a 50-50 raffle and raffle prizes. Cost is $225 per team, which includes food and cocktails. The dinner for those who don’t golf is $30 per person or $50 per couple. The cost of sponsoring a hole is $100 and $50 for a program ad. The committee also is accepting gifts for a basket auction, monetary donations and gifts. Those wanting to participate in any way can do so at Magilla’s or by contacting Jim Krokoski at 330-507-3734, Mark Kellerman at 330-397-7652 or Johnny Mashiska at 330-519-6753.

West Side Cats will host its eighth annual Poker Run on Sunday at Master’s Bar & Grill, 1675 Trumbull Ave., Girard. There also will be a basket auction and 50/50 raffle. A buffet will be available at a cost of $10 for non-bikers. The buffet and auction will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Registration for motorcycles begins at 11 a.m., with first bikes out at noon. Cost is $15 per bike, $5 per passenger and includes buffet. A $100 Visa gift card will be awarded to the best hand. Proceeds will assist with veterinary expenses. For information, visit on Facebook; at; or call 330-792-4228.


Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 1110 N. Salem-Warren Road, North Jackson, will participate in a community-wide yard sale Aug. 2 and 3. Vendors are needed, and spaces are available for $20 (approximately 10- by 12-feet). Bring your own table. For information, call Joyce at 330-538-2139 or Steve at 330-696-8911. Leave a message if there is no answer.

Helping Hands Closet at Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, has nearly new clothes for the entire family. July specials for the family include all inventory at 50 percent off. There is a large infant through teen department. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

Jackson Township Citizens Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is seeking vendors for its annual community-wide yard sales to take place Aug. 2 and 3 near the JM football field, 10748 Mahoning Ave. Sizes are 12-by-20, and cost is $20 for both days. Call Gary at 330-727-5449 for information.

Ohio Living Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, is accepting donations for its rummage sale now through July 31, weekdays only. No clothing, televisions or computer monitors will be accepted. Donations can be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers are needed and can call 330-744-5071.

St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1125 Turin St., Youngstown, will host a Trash 2 Treasure Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2 and 3. Items included will be collectibles, household items, childrens’ toys, furniture, Depression glass, Christmas decorations and more.

St. Christine Church’s youth program will host a Trunk to Treasure Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3. Proceeds will benefit the youth program and the Small Heroes Foundation, which assists in finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Trunk sale sites are $10 each, rain or shine, and refunds will not be available. Reservations are due by Aug. 1. Make checks payable to St. Christine Church and mail to Trunk Sale, 3502 Stratmore Ave., Youngstown, OH 44511, with your name, phone number and address. For information or to make a donation, call Kathy at 330-783-1530.

Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

St. William Parish, 5431 Mahoning Ave., Champion, will host its annual rummage sale from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 1 and 2 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3. A lunch counter also will be available.

Shepherd of the Valley Howland residents will host an Antique Tent Show from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 4100 North River Road NE, Warren. There will be appraisers in attendance who will appraise antique dolls, Native American artifacts, jewelry, silver, primitive collectibles, antique clothing and more. The event is free and attendees are invited to bring two items for appraisal. For information, call Rachel Ellis at 330-856-9232, ext. 2618, or email


Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club Inc. will host its 41st annual Car Show and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at Boardman Park. Registration will begin at 9 and close at 1 and the awards assembly will take place at 4. For information, visit Pre-registration must be made by July 30. Proceeds will benefit Harper Foley, a 4-year-old who has Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that causes behavioral and developmental delays, and there is no cure.

Our Lady of the Lakes Women’s Guild will host a craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Our Lady of the Lakes Family Center, 1254 Grandview Road, Lake Milton. Admission and parking are free and accessible. There will be a lunch counter, bake sale and basket and 50-50 raffles. For information, call Carol at 330-538-2400 or email

United Quilt Guild will host a show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave., Salem. Proceeds will benefit the Walnut Grove Playground, an all-inclusive facility in Canfield. Cost is $6 or $10 for a three-day pass. There will be awards, lectures, vendors, quilt raffle, raffle baskets, refreshments and demonstrations.


Girard Aerie Eagles 2172 will host its annual picnic at 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Chestnut Ridge Park & Campgrounds, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard. All participants are asked to bring a covered dish. The club will provide hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and soft drinks.

Holy Apostles Parish, Sts. Peter and Paul Croatian Church will host its summer picnic from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Strossmayer Croatian Picnic Grounds, 4202 Smith-Stewart Road, Vienna. The day will begin with an 11 a.m. Mass and food will be available at noon. There will be a bake sale, beverages, raffles and children’s games. No food or coolers. Cost is $5 for adults and free for children age 12 and younger. For information, call David Ivko at 330-270-1571. The picnic is sponsored by the Daughters Club and the Holy Name Society of Sts. Peter and Paul Church.

Lake Milton Women’s League will sponsor Arts & Crafts at the Beach from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at Lake Milton State Park, 2323 Grandview Ave. There will be vendors selling homemade crafts, foods, art and direct sale products. For information, visit Lake Milton Arts & Crafts at the Beach Facebook page. For questions, call Lynn at 330-717-1226.

Lamppost Farm, 14900 Market St., Columbiana, will host Pizza Picnics from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 10 and 24. Cheese, meat, garden vegetable or specialty options available. Bring your own beverage and blanket. Pre-order at For information, call the farm at 330-531-4240, stop by the store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday, or visit

“On the Banks of the Mahoning: How the River Shaped the Valley,” the first joint exhibit between Mahoning Valley and Trumbull County Historical Societies, will be on display at the Tyler History Center, Youngstown, through Sept. 15. The exhibit, staged in the Youngstown Foundation Community History Gallery, explores the river’s importance to the indigenous people who originally inhabited this area and how the early settlers found the waterway’s wealth of resources. Over time, the Mahoning River has transformed and been transformed by industry, transportation, and recreation. The Tyler History Center is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4. p.m.

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown, will host a viewing of “Charlotte’s Web” at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and open to the public. There also will be a free ice cream sundae bar.

St. George Croatian Center, 3200 Vestal Road, Youngstown, will host Music on the Patio with the Jim Frank Trio from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Cost is $2 per person and will be open to the public. For information, call Tim Komara at 330-519-9036.

The Living Word Church in Campbell will host an appreciation dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13 at Archangel Michael Community Center, 401 12th St., in honor of Campbell City officials. Dress is semi-formal. Cost is $40 and tickets must be purchased before Aug. 31 at the Campbell City Building, 351 Tenney Ave.; by calling Teresa Serrono at 330-755-1451; or by calling Patricia Young, elder and church administrator, at 330-881-1832.

Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor-Lloyd Road, Girard, will host a concert at 6 p.m. Saturday and will feature the band, “Following June.” The event is family-friendly, free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Anyone who wishes to attend are asked to bring chairs. In case of rain, the concert will be indoors. For information, call the Centre at 330-539-0122.


Canfield AARP 3104 will host a bus trip to Jamestown, N.Y., from Sept. 17 to 18. Participants will tour the Lucille Ball Museum, the Desilu Playhouse, Valvo’s Candy Factory, National Comedy Center, dinner cruise on Lake Chautauqua and more. There will be a mystery trip in November. Nonmembers are welcome at meetings and on bus trips. For membership information, call Connie at 330-332-0121.

Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 27. Cost is $95 per person and includes light breakfast before departure, bus trip, $10 free play at Rivers Casino, lunch at the Grandview Buffet, a self-guided tour of the Heinz Museum and a dinner cruise on the Gateway Clipper. The funeral home also will sponsor a Family Day in Kennywood Park from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost is $65 per person and includes light breakfast before departure, bus trip, entrance to the park, a private pavilion all-day at the park, a nacho bar for lunch and dinner. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. To make reservations, call 330-938-2526 or email to

Poland Historical Society will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh on Sept. 18. The bus will leave at 8:30 a.m. from Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, and will leave Pittsburgh at 5 p.m. for the return trip. The itinerary includes the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, lunch at Schenley Park Cafe, a tour of the Frick Art & Historical Center and the Clayton Mansion. Cost is $115 and registration must be made by Aug. 12. Early registration is recommended. Forms are available through the society or can be emailed. Make check payable to the Poland Historical Society and mail to P.O. Box 5052, Poland, OH 44514. Include your name, address, phone number and email address. For information, call Larry Bartos at 330-757-4223. Send requests for registration forms to

Sutliff Museum will host a one-day bus trip Aug. 12 to the National First Ladies’ Historic Site in Canton followed by lunch at Bender’s Tavern. The group will then visit Five Oaks Historic Mansion in Massillon. The group will leave Walmart, 2016 Millennium Blvd., Cortland, at 8 a.m. and return by 4 p.m. Cost is $65 per person and includes lunch, transportation, admissions, snacks, guides and insurance. For information or to register, visit or call 330-395-6575.

Trumbull County Travel Club will sponsor a trip to Rapid City, S.D., in September. For information, call Peggy at 330-856-5398.

A calendar of activities to which the public is invited is published each Tuesday. Please submit information to the Society Department by noon Friday.